News

  1. Employers Organizations

    New Employers Organization Department (EOD) of the Union of Myanmar Federation of New Chambers of Commerce and Industry (UMFCCI)

    28 July 2019

    With technical assistance from ILO’s Bureau for Employers' Activities (ACT/EMP), the new Department will provide services in labour and industrial relations for company members

  2. Responsible business practices

    Responsible supply chains to help agribusiness meet international expectations and SDGs

    24 July 2019

    Over 200 participants from government, civil society and non-government organisations involved in agribusiness in the Philippines will gather on 25 July to address responsible business practices, including decent work, challenges and opportunities as part of the 2019 Sustainable Agriculture Forum.

  3. Indigenous and tribal peoples

    Moving away from the veto debate and focus instead on proper consultation procedures, one of the main conclusions of Global Dialogue on Convention No. 169

    22 July 2019

    On the 30th anniversary of its adoption, ILO constituents and UN mechanisms on the rights of indigenous peoples held a dialogue on ILO Convention No. 169

  4. Women in business and management

    Only 2 out of 10 companies have women as CEO in Argentina.

    16 July 2019

    These and other data can be found in the report "Women in Business Management, a report on women entrepreneurs produced by the Bureau for Employers’ Activities (ACT/EMP) of the International Labour Organization (ILO) and UN Women in the framework of the Win-Win project.

  5. Inclusion of People with Disabilities

    Peruvian companies make progress in the inclusion of people with disabilities

    26 June 2019

    With technical assistance from ILO’s Bureau for Employers' Activities (ACT/EMP), the Peruvian Business and Disability Network welcomes new members and continues to gather evidence to promote the employment of people with disabilities

  6. 108th International Labour Conference

    International Labour Conference ends with adoption of key Convention and Declaration

    22 June 2019

    The International Labour Conference adopts landmark instruments on violence and harassment and a Declaration on the future of work. The Conference concluded its two-week session, which marked the Centenary of the ILO.

  7. Business and Human Rights

    Myanmar Responsible Business and Human Rights Forum

    01 June 2019

    Employers in Myanmar debate, with ILO support, on rights-respecting businesses being a driver for human rights promotion and just, inclusive and peaceful society.

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    Women in Business and Management

    Women in leadership bring better business performance

    22 May 2019

    A new report shows gender diversity improves business outcomes, and makes it easier to attract talent. The report also looks at the reasons behind the continuing gender diversity deficits, and makes recommendations for breaking the cycle.

  9. Media advisory

    Women, leadership and business performance – Report launch

    14 May 2019

  10. ILO100

    100 years in a day – the ILO embraces the globe with a ‘virtual’ tour

    28 March 2019

    A global webcast, covering 24 offices in 24 hours, will showcase the diversity of ILO work, as part of the ILO 100 celebrations.